A new wallpaper which uses conductive inks to prevent people unlawfully accessing WiFi networks has been developed.
The paper, developed at Grenoble's Institute of Technology, uses a unique pattern of conductive ink to filter out certain frequencies. When all surfaces of a room are covered, the signal will be contained, preventing anyone outside from logging into the WiFi account, reports Hostaway. Users are able to cover the paper with another, more decorative choice, and carpet.
The team is also working on a transparent version for covering windows. The wallpaper is expected to be available commercially by 2013.
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